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Jason Altmire and Tom Davis on Making Government More Effective and Less Partisan

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  • Disadvantages of Congressional Term Limits

    Disadvantages of Congressional Term Limits

    Representatives Jason Altmire (D-PA) and Tom Davis (R-VA) talked about some of the disadvantages of Congressional term limits.

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  • User Clip ExRep Tom Davis RVA on civility and effectiveness in Congress

    User Clip: Ex-Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) on civility and effectiveness in Congress

    "We've devolved now into a parliamentary behavior in a balance-of-power system, and it just doesn't work," said Davis, who represented northern Virginia from 1995 to 2008.

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  • Open Primaries Elections

    Open Primaries Elections

    Former Representatives Jason Altmire (D-PA) and Tom Davis (R-VA) talked about the concept of open primaries. They explained how the process would work and possible opposition to this…

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  • Challenges for the Senate Minority Leader

    Challenges for the Senate Minority Leader

    Former Representatives Tom Davis (R-VA) talked about the challenges that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has faced.

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  • User Clip ExRep Jason Altmire DPA on closed primaries and political polarization

    User Clip: Ex-Rep. Jason Altmire (D-PA) on "closed" primaries and political polarization

    The political fringes have a "disproportionate influence" in primaries, Altmire said. "If you want to win and keep your seat, you have to appeal to those people on the political fringe."

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  • Open Systems of Primaries

    Open Systems of Primaries

    Former Representative Jason Altmire (D-PA) talked about ways to improve the primary process by allowing more open primaries instead of closed primaries.

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